Lamp

1973/049

Portable road lamp

SKU: 1973/049 Category:

Description

Portable road lamp in tinned iron with red glass windows in each of four sides, one of which opens to give access to the burner(which is missing); projecting vents at the sides of the chimney which is marked “CITY ROADS”; carrying handle above.

Used for the temporary lighting of road works.

See also acquisition 1973/032.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1973/049

Item Type

Short Description

Portable road lamp

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1880

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

Cast panel indicating "CITY ROADS"

Dimensions (mm)

125 x 125 x 450

Donor

Date Donated

June 1973

Materials

Tinned iron and glass

Condition

Good (one red glass panel is cracked and burner missing)

Display Location